Brigham Young University and the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education
Brigham Young University is a private university that seeks to develop students of faith, intellect and character who have the skills and the desire to continuing learning and to serve others throughout their lives. Tracing its roots to Utah’s rich pioneer heritage and to Brigham Young Academy, the original school established in 1875, the university continues to provide an outstanding education in an atmosphere consistent with the ideals and principles of its sponsor, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brigham Young University’s remarkable history can be uncovered through many of the collections held in the University Archives. The following source materials can get you started on your exploration of Brigham Young University’s Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education.
Secondary Sources and General information
Collections held by the University Archives will be more useful to your specific research topic after you understand more about the general history of the university. The following resources are available to help you develop that understanding.
- Histories of Brigham Young University
- Wilkinson, Ernest L. Brigham Young University: The First One Hundred Years (4 volumes). Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1975.
- Wilkinson, Ernest L. and W. Cleon Skousen. Brigham Young University: A School of Destiny. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1976.
- Butterworth, Edwin Jr. Brigham Young University: 1,000 Views of 100 Years. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1975.
- Secondary Sources related to the Department of Psychology
- LC 571 .B6765 C697 2008 Brigham Young University, Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education: a chronological history Provides a brief history of the department from its inception, detailing its evolution though the years.
- Sample materials dealing with the Brigham Young University Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education: A sample of the materials that contain information about BYU’s Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education. To map out a research strategy, please schedule an appointment with the University Archivist at 422-5821 or email@example.com for additional help in discovering what other collections we may have that pertain to your research topic.
- UA 1051 Counseling Psychology and Special Education department files, 1968-1991 This collection contains Counseling Psychology and Special Education Department Files from 1968-1991. The collection includes correspondence, faculty files, department files, National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education & Certification files, National Commission on Accreditation of Teacher Education files, and general files.
- UA 855 Dept. of Educational Psychology records, 1968-1991 There are 13 boxes in this collection containing accreditation/reaccreditation reports, research tests and results, communicative disorder articles, student files, and department correspondence.
- MSS 3819 Educational Psychology Department negatives, 1972-1973 This collection contains negatives of students and projects for the Brigham Young University Educational Psychology Department. There are also some contact print sheets of the negatives.
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- UA 900 Department information, 1987-1991 Contains admissions procedures, course outlines and syllabi, program descriptions, handouts, examinations, handbooks, minutes, forms, accreditation reports, faculty vitae, policies, class schedules, and College of Education booklets. Restricted for 25 years after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
- Sample materials related to the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education:
- UA OH 123 Marguerite I. Wilson oral history interview, Aug. 18, 1983 Interview by Edith Bauer with Marguerite Wilson, a professor of Special Education at BYU, who recounts her childhood, education and teaching in Utah, and her teaching at experiences at BYU.
- UA 1246 Darwin F. Gale history and other material, 1999-2000 Darwin F. Gale was a professor of Educational Psychology at Brigham Young University. The collection contains a spiral bound history of the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education compiled by Darwin F. Gale including CDs of digital copies of the history. Also included in the collection are taped interviews from different people in the department.
- MSS SC 3056 Communication centered instruction at BYU: Philosophy, history, and departure, 2000 Traces history of use of communication-centered instruction (CCI) at BYU in speech therapy for children, 1960s-1980s. CCI was taught in the communicative habilitation major, successively offered by the departments of Speech and Dramatic Arts, and Educational Psychology. Written by a graduate student in special education at Brigham Young University.
This Popular Search Topics page offers only samplings of materials included in the University Archives that document the history of the Brigham Young University Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education. Be sure to visit Special Collections to discover other material.